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by Pat Hawks
Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:16 pm
Forum: The Junkyard
Topic: Setting classic games free
Replies: 11
Views: 5574

Re: Setting classic games free

[…]in all cases there has been extensive discussions with the respective copyright owners. I’m assuming the conversation was initiated by somebody on the ScummVM team. Did the copyright holders take a lot of persuading? What was that like? I’m also assuming the copyright holders still own all right...
by Pat Hawks
Mon Mar 31, 2014 10:10 pm
Forum: The Junkyard
Topic: Setting classic games free
Replies: 11
Views: 5574

Though I doubt that Activision would be willing to let it go for anything within range of a Kickstarter. Agreed 100%, but I wonder if some smaller indies would be at all receptive to something like this. A kickstarter type would only work if the original rights holder starts it or has agreed to fre...
by Pat Hawks
Fri Mar 28, 2014 10:44 pm
Forum: The Junkyard
Topic: Setting classic games free
Replies: 11
Views: 5574

Setting classic games free

I am curious about the games that have been released as freeware for ScummVM . Did the ScummVM team work with the publishers to convince them to release these games? What would it take for other publishers to do the same for other games? Could something like Kickstarter be used to raise money to buy...